Anadi Sharma

Author, Software Engineer, Fighter Jets and Space Enthusiast, Family Man, Adores – Indian Heritage, Follows – Geo Politics

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Three things people don’t know about you?

My hobbies, I prefer to be at home, I prefer to be alone

What’s your greatest fear?

Running out of Job (thus of money - how will I run my kitchen?)

What is your greatest achievement?

Able to achieve desired results in multiple avenues in my life.

High point of your life?

When my Manuscript was shortlisted

Low point of your life


Which living person do you most admire?

In General, All Females in my family - the every day sacrifice they make.

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

Phantom (As a child I was in awe of that image - in comic books of 80s)

Who is your favorite fictional villain?

Gadadhar Singh (aka Bhootnath - in Devaki Nanad Khatri epic novel - Bhootnath)

Who are your favorite authors?

None, as I have only read 4 novels (3 Hindi 1 English] till date. Poets - yes many - Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala', Jai Shankar Prasad [ Hindi ] and Raghu Pati Sahay [ Urdu]

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

The Shadow of the Great Game: The Untold Story of India's Partition, Bhootnath, Engraved in Stone, From Curzon to Nehru and After, The Great Game

Is there a book you love to reread?

The Shadow of the Great Game: The Untold Story of India's Partition

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Munich, Syriana, Amistad, Saving Private Ryan, Patal Lok (web Series)

One Superpower you wish you had?

If I can stay as young as I have been. [ 43 now - age is catching up :-) ]

Your epitaph would read? /Last line in your biography would be?

Committed to work in hand

If you had a time machine to take you back to any country and any time period, where would you choose to be for your childhood, adolosent , adult life and silver years?

1970s - Delhi or Mumbai

If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

An In-born writing skill to make me a better Author

Which book you wish you had written ?

The Shadow of the Great Game: The Untold Story of India's Partition

When and where do you write ?

Home. During the Day time. Never in Night time.

Silence or music?


Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?


What’s your guilty reading pleasure?


Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Believe in your story

Anadi likes to read and know about geo-politics.

Though an avid student of history, for sustenance he took shelter in present day economy when he found a job.

And after becoming a people manager, he got ample opportunities to dwell in his interest every day - the people and the places - which has led to his debut novel - MUCH LEFT TO RIGHT

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